Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons

Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 January 2018 Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons Turkish military operations against Kurdish enclave Afrin would not have begun without Russian permission. Moscow has made cold estimation of gains and losses on this matter. It turned out that...
The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 September 2017 The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO The agreement on the purchase of the S-400 system is yet another sign for better relations between Russia and Turkey. Once issues of Syria and energy sector were discussed, now it is time...
Shoigu and Turks on Syria

Shoigu and Turks on Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 August 2017 Shoigu and Turks on Syria The introduction of ceasefire in Idlib Governorate, currently under Turkish control, is entering into its final phase. Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu will visit Turkey and he is expected to finally...
Problems with the Russian plan for Syria

Problems with the Russian plan for Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 July 2017 Problems with the Russian plan for Syria The plan for the creation of four so-called “de-escalation zones” in Syria, elaborated on by Moscow, is facing more and more obstacles. There is a progress related to the south zone,...
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